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Luapula Province, Zambia. Photo Robin Hammond/Panos. August 2010
22 February 2016

AIG Legatum Prize Reveals Five Shortlisted Entrants

The AIG Legatum Prize, which challenges the world’s brightest young minds to generate new ideas to some of the toughest policy questions, has unveiled a shortlist of five finalists.

4 February 2016

Legatum Institute Appoints Lord O’Shaughnessy as a Senior Fellow

The Legatum Institute is delighted to announce the appointment of Lord (James) O’Shaughnessy as a Senior Fellow.

5 November 2015

Zambia Unveils Women Entrepreneurs’ Initiative

Inonge Wina, the first female Vice President of Zambia, today unveiled an initiative to support women entrepreneurs in Zambia.

2 November 2015

Norway is the Most Prosperous Country in the World

The 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index™ reveals Indonesia has made the most radical improvements since 2009 while the least prosperous countries are in Sub-Saharan Africa. For the seventh year running, Norway is the most prosperous country in the world.

27 October 2015

Scotland is More Prosperous than England According to a New Legatum Institute Study

The Legatum Institute’s new ‘Geography of Prosperity’ index finds Scotland is more prosperous than England based on average income per person along with how happy they feel.

14 October 2015

The Legatum Institute Congratulates Professor Angus Deaton on Nobel Prize For Economics

The Legatum Institute is delighted that Professor Angus Deaton, Princeton University Professor of Economics and International Affairs has been awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics.

11 September 2015

The Legatum Institute Appoints Alexandra Mousavizadeh to its Senior Team

The Legatum Institute, an international think tank and educational charity based in London, today announced the appointment of Alexandra Mousavizadeh as Director of Indices.

20 August 2015

The Legatum Institute Appoints Jane Siebels As a Trustee

LONDON—The Legatum Institute, an international think tank and educational charity based in London, today announced the appointment of Jane Siebels to its board of trustees.

11 May 2015

The Legatum Institute Appoints Richard Briance As a Trustee

LONDON—The Legatum Institute, an international think tank and educational charity based in London, today announced the appointment of Richard Briance to its board of trustees.

30 April 2015

Economic Growth Alone Will Not Make Britain a More Prosperous Country

New poll for the Legatum Institute reveals health and public safety are more important to voters than rising GDP.